Month: May 2019

Review: Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin (2019) | Disney

Disney has become focused on recreating the magic of the Disney Renaissance through live action remakes of their animated classics. Aladdin, is the latest reimagining from the Mouse House. The plot hasn’t changed much from the original with the exception of a few new additions. Aladdin is a street rat who has become captivated by a […]

Review: Booksmart

Booksmart (2019)

Teen movies are not what they used to be. John Hughes defined the genre in the 80’s with his classics giving teens a vision of themselves on screen. Though the tropes of 80’s teen films mostly centered on male protagonists struggling to discover their version of manhood. Booksmart is a quirky comedy allowing a modern […]

What We’re Watching: CuriosityStream

What We’re Watching: CuriosityStream I turn on public television, or one of the several science channels like Discovery or Science, and delight in documentaries about the world, its history, natural and human, and all manner of science and geekery. Unfortunately, even on-demand from Xfinity doesn’t make the wealth of knowledge available from various sources actually […]